These books of poetry by acclaimed poets are offered in spacious formats, each featuring a wide variety of poems, and specially commissioned illustrations that capture the spirit of each poem. Each book includes a biographical sketch of the poet, footnotes providing definitions of difficult words, and a title index.
Common Core Alignment:
RL.6.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.